Tag: Health

Movember : Month of the Moustache

13 October, 2017 No Comments

For the last few years, some men grow their moustache in November. Do you know why?

How to Avoid Stomach Ache Before and During a Race

9 October, 2017 No Comments

Autumn is marathon season for many runners. After months of training, there will be just one step left before the gun fires: The line-up in front of the many (we hope) porta-loos. Did you know that 30 to 50% of endurance athletes suffer from gastro-intestinal symptoms? Stress combined with maximum effort often make the symptoms […]

Caffeine and Sports Performance

5 October, 2017 No Comments

What if I told you there was a sport enhancing drug that’s legal, cheap, and easy to get, and chances are, you’re already taking it. Yes, it exists and it’s called caffeine.

4 Questions for a Sports Dietitian (Part 2)

26 September, 2017 No Comments

We asked our people on Facebook if they have any question to ask a Sports Dietitian. Here are the most interesting questions with answers by Kathryn Adel, Sports Dietitian. To read part 1, click here.

4 Questions for a Sports Dietitian (Part 1)

26 September, 2017 No Comments

We asked our people on Facebook if they have any question for a Sports Dietitian. Here are the most interesting ones with answers by Kathryn Adel, Sports Dietitian. To read part 2, click here.

3 tips to keep you hydrated during the Montreal half-marathon

22 September, 2017 No Comments

It’s going to be hot at the Montreal half marathon this week-end. Be aware runners of the risk of dehydration and heat exhaustion! To be able to run at your best this Sunday, us, Sports Dietitians, advise you to do those 3 things.

3 Tips to Help Active Families Get Organized in the Kitchen

21 September, 2017 No Comments

Before launching our new Sport and Active Families meal plans, we asked our Facebook members how they reconcile their diets and their active lifestyles. We’ve already shared the two biggest challenges in another article. Now it’s time to look at some tips and solutions.

2 Challenges to Reconciling a Active Life and a Healthy Diet

21 September, 2017 No Comments

Managing an active life and a healthy diet isn’t always easy. Between the children’s afterschool clubs, competitions and end of week activities, there’s little time left to prepare healthy balanced meals for your family. On our Facebook page, we asked our members what their biggest challenge was when it came to reconciling diet and an […]

World Alzheimer’s Day: Prevention through Diet

18 September, 2017 No Comments

Since 1994, the 21st September has marked World Alzheimer’s Day: a day dedicated to raising awareness and spreading information about this disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 47.5 million people have dementia globally. No less than 7.7 million cases are diagnosed each year, that’s a new case every four seconds.

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How much water should you drink per day?

14 September, 2017 No Comments

If you, like most people, have asked yourself, your parents, your friends or a health professional how many glasses of water you need to drink per day, you are in the right place. We hear so many different numbers for the amount of water and liquids we need to drink. Sometimes it’s 6-8 glasses/day, sometimes coffee […]

Active Families: Eat Better to Perform Better

13 September, 2017 No Comments

In the whirlwind of everyday life, it isn’t always easy to find the time to cook healthily and make the best nutritional choices for yourself and your family. It gets even more complicated when you practice one or several sports. And yet, we know very well how diet affects not only our athletic performance but […]

What are sulphites and sulphite sensitivity

6 September, 2017 No Comments

Sulphites are one of the top 10 allergens identified by Health Canada. They also have a bad reputation…. They’re blamed for a plethora of problems, from migraines to allergic reactions. But what’s the real situation? Allow me to share what sulphites really are, how to identify them in foods, as well as a solution for […]